June 25, 2017

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‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

E. de Jong finds success at Polish Gardenia show

The recent Polish Gardenia trade show was a terrific success for Boomwkekerij E. de Jong. Held in Poznan, this annual event drew lots of interest in their range of Pleached trees. Janny de Jong said “ It was a very good event for us with a high level of professional buyers throughout the 3 day event. Interest continues to grow in our  Royal Hedge material. This hedge is very easy to plant and can make a very beautiful colourful new hedge. The level of enquiries from Eastern Europe is growing and to emphasise this, a Polish grower bought our entire…

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Property Care Assocation says Japanese knotweed is growing earlier due to mild weather

Japanese knotweed is growing months ahead of normal in parts of the UK according to a national trade body. Mild winter weather has prompted unusually early sightings of the invasive plant, according to the Property Care Association (PCA). Sightings of the invasive weed have already been reported in several areas of the country, according to the PCA. Usually the species doesn’t appear until April, but mild, wet conditions are thought to have created perfect conditions for early growth. The widespread flooding seen across the UK could also have spread the plant’s seeds further than normal. The presence of the destructive…

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Howard Nurseries Ltd. gains top recognition at the 2016 UK Waterwise Water Efficiency Awards Ceremony

Howard Nurseries Ltd., the UK’s foremost hardy perennial specialist from Wortham, Norfolk are delighted to announce that at the 2016 UK Waterwise Water Efficiency Awards held at the House of Lords on Tuesday 1 March, they were the proud winners of the Environment Agency’s Chairman’s Award for Water Efficiency, the highest award available in the UK for their 100% self-sufficient reservoir and water management system. They were also delighted to win the Farming and Horticulture award for the same project, beating off stiff competition from hundreds of other companies in both categories. The naturally clay lined reservoir contains over five thousand…

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German tree nursery Lorberg donates 200 trees for planting along R1 European Bicycle Route

German tree nursery Lorberg has donated 200 robust Resista-Elms to be planted along the R1 European Bicycle Route from Berlin to Boulogne-sur-Mer, and on from Dover to London, symbolising a ‘green bond’ across the continent, promoting ‘peace and a united Europe’. To mark the gesture, keen cyclists are invited to join the team that will ride the 1,400km route, setting out from Berlin on 28 May and arriving in London 11 days later. Anyone can take part in a section of the ride, which passes through Utrecht, the Hague, Bruges, Boulogne-sur-Mer and Dover on its way to London. If that…

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Mayor chooses English Oak from Wyevale Nurseries

The Mayor of Worcester yesterday (February 29, 2016) visited one of the UK’s leading nurseries to choose an English Oak tree. Councillor Roger Knight attended Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford to purchase a replacement tree after the death of a much loved 300-year-old Oak on Torridon Walk Village Green in St Peters, Worcester. Adam Dunnett, Sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “Andrew Congera, our amenity sales manager, also a former resident of St Peters, who is an expert when it comes to Oak trees, assisted Roger and Warwick Neale, head of parks and open spaces at Worcester City Council, with…

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Green Mile Trees has seen a successful start to 2016

Green Mile Trees, based in Nottinghamshire, has been lifting, twisting and loading trees since November last year. All the trees that have been lifted from the nursery are now taking pride of place in someone’s landscape, garden, park or public open spaces. The U.K. weather this season has been peculiarly warm start but otherwise wet, windy and quite wearisome. That leaves the nursery with wet, heavy soil which makes for extra fun when lifting. In amongst the wet and the wind, Green Mile has kept tabs on their total lift of over 7,000 trees. That’s an average of 80 per…

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Claire Austin Hardy Plants Nursery open days in June

Claire Austin has announced that she will be opening the Claire Austin Hardy Plants nursery and her private perennial gardens to the public for two days this summer: Saturday 04 June and Thursday 16 June 2016. Entry to the nursery in the idyllic rural location of Sarn near Montgomery in mid-Wales will be free. Visitors will be invited to wander amongst the National Plant Collections of Bearded Irises and Herbaceous Perennials and the stunning perennial borders  in Claire’s private garden, which she transformed from an open, sloping field of grass just five years ago. Claire and her team will be on…

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David Domoney leads toast at Europlants’ Open Day to mark 25th anniversary

Hatfield based nursery Europlants Ltd is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and commemorated the event with two open days. The nursery introduced more plants to its range including its extensive selection of Mediterranean plants. The open days included an Italian lunch of lasagne, venison and beef bourguignon, a charity raffle and auction. Renato Canale, owner of Europlants Ltd, said: “I have known David for many years and he’s supporting us for many years. He’s a great character, full of fun and is a very good personal friend.” The open days were dedicated to Renato’s wife, Brigitte, who sadly passed…

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Wyevale Nurseries awarded Environmental Management System certification

Staff at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford have been awarded with a certificate of registration for the Environmental Management System – ISO 14001. The nursery operates an Environmental Management System which complies with the requirements of the ISO 14001 for the production and supply of container grown nursery stock for the garden centre and amenity markets. Steve Reed, container division production director, said: “We are delighted that we have once again been awarded with an Environmental Management system – ISO 14001. “We want to be environmentally responsible and ISO 14001 is very important as it is a European Standard. “ Customers…

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Bernhard’s Nurseries switches to peat free compost in production

Bernhard’s Nurseries Ltd has made the switch over to 100% peat free compost in all its own production. The group has used peat reduced media for a number of years, as well as using Melcourt potting bark to ‘top’ pots, reducing labour and herbicide usage. However it has also been trialling production in Melcourt ‘Silvamix’ peat free media, alongside existing products for the past 2 years. General manager John Marsden said: “we have been so impressed with Melcourt  Silvamix peat free compost, that we have now made the full switch to 100% peat free media across all the groups own…

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